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In 1974, over 100,000 miners workers were killed due to unsafe working conditions. Union workers in Kentucky engaged in an over four-month strike demanding better/safe working conditions. The articles that follow highlight the oppression that workers faced at the hands of their employers. Furthermore, it states the efforts of working people fighting for fair labor contracts.
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Kentucky, California, Washington D.C., Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania
El Malcriado Newspaper Collection
Archives & Special Collections of California State University, Monterey Bay
"Labor Movement News: Noticias del Movimiento Laboral" (1974). Subjects. 218.